POSITION TYPE: Dental Lab
SPECIALTY UNIT: Dental Technician – Ceramist
LOCATION: Durham, North Carolina
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent
Salary: 65-80k yearly (depending on experience)
As a dental technician you will be responsible for helping to improve teeth and for replacing lost teeth. You will improve teeth for aesthetic reasons, and work to the prescription of a dentist to make bridges, crowns, and dentures.
- Assessing and adjusting for accurate fit of crown & bridge dental prosthesis on a model, including contact, margins, and contour.
- Builds up all types of ceramic cases including large bridges, implant cases, all ceramic crowns, inlays, on lays, and veneers.
- Completes build ups, contours to specifications of all types of light cured restorations.
- Hand stacking of porcelain for aesthetics as well as contour.
- Applying the full spectrum of tooth shades to the specifications and matching existing teeth.
- Applying final glaze layer and overseeing the accurate firing of the product at each stage required.
- Stain and glaze of all types of restorations.
- Experience with Miyo a plus.
- Competitive salary
- Direct Deposit
- Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
- Paid time off for full time employees
- Long term disability
- Must possess effective oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel in a professional and effective manner.
- Must have a thorough understanding of porcelain pressing technology, crown morphology, and crown and bridge case design.
- Must demonstrate an advanced ability in the creation of ceramic prosthetic restorations. This includes but not limited to experience with Zirconia, Lithium disilicate, building porcelain as well as implant restorations.
- Must know final contouring and glazing of all ceramic systems with some occasional layering.